May 29: IGP Orders Traffic Diversion Around Eagle Square

Solomon-AraseThe Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has ordered the diversion of traffic on all roads leading to Eagle Square on Friday, May 29.

The Square is venue for the inauguration of the incoming administration led by Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)

A statement yesterday by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Emmanuel Ojukwu, said the traffic diversion is part of measures to ensure hitch-free presidential inauguration.

The IGP also ordered tight security at Eagle Square, hotels, key and vulnerable places within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as well as the mounting of tactical operation points on all roads leading into and out of the FCT.

The statement conveyed the apologies of the Nigeria Police Force for the inconveniences the arrangements may cause motorists and members of the public.